The U.S. Senate has passed a bill to improve health care benefits for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits.
Adam Kinzinger and his family are getting so many death threats over his Trump criticism that his office put together a 3-minute audio clip
GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger and his family are receiving threats over his involvement on the House committee investigating the Capitol riot.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Roe v. Wade went down hard. But Republican hardliners will get a rude awakening if they ban all abortions in Arizona.
- The Hill
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) is offering support for California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) new ad in Florida that targets Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and invites Floridians to move to California. In an appearance on CNN’s “New Day” on Tuesday, Murphy said he liked his fellow Democratic governor’s approach when asked by host Brianna Keilar about Newsom’s…
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says he'll be 'happy' to leave office after July 4 shooting: 'I'm waiting for something bad to happen all the time'
"I'll be happy when I'm not mayor and I can enjoy some stuff," Kinney said after two police officers were shot on Monday night.
Indiana abortion providers have experienced "an insane amount of requests" from out of state following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade
- Associated Press
More witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot following former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's devastating testimony last week against former President Donald Trump, says a member of a House committee investigating the insurrection. The panel already has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, who investigators remain hopeful will appear Wednesday for a deposition, and said it would also welcome follow-up details from Secret Service members with Trump that day. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., cited Hutchinson's testimony that Trump wanted to join an angry mob of his supporters who marched on Jan. 6, 2021, to the Capitol, where they rioted, as particularly valuable in “inspiring” more people to step forward as the committee gets set for at least two public hearings this month.
- Business Insider
From Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to Sen. Tommy Tuberville, meet the Republican lawmakers heavily invested in companies that will pay for employees to get out-of-state abortions
Some anti-abortion groups are calling on Republican members of Congress to divest of their stock in companies that support abortion rights.
Increasingly, they are saying that we must learn history because the Constitution demands that we repeat it. In Dobbs, Justice Alito wrote that the question of whether a particular liberty that is not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution counts as a fundamental right, deserving of constitutional protection, is to be settled by historical analysis. The Constitution protects only rights that are “deeply rooted in this Nation’s history and tradition.”
Switzerland has given a cool response to calls from Ukraine's prime minister to use frozen assets of ultra-wealthy Russians to help fund his country's $750 billion reconstruction project. Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal told a conference in Lugano that $300-500 billion of Russian assets had been frozen by the United States, European Union and Britain, money he said could help rebuild wrecked schools, hospitals and homes. "We propose to find (a) formula to create national and international legislation for (creating the) possibility of confiscation of frozen assets in case of unprovoked aggression," Shmygal said, referring to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
- Baltimore Sun
Maryland Gov. Hogan calls on state police to suspend ‘good and substantial reason’ standard for carrying a concealed gun
Gov. Larry Hogan has directed the Maryland State Police to suspend the state’s “good and substantial reason” standard for obtaining a permit to carry a concealed handgun in light of last month’s Supreme Court decision. “It would be unconstitutional to continue enforcing this provision of state law,” Hogan said Tuesday in a statement. “There is no impact on other permitting requirements and ...
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
If the court's conservatives adopt the independent state legislature theory, they would be making up law to create an outcome of one-party rule.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
A consensus has grown over decades that Roe v. Wade lacked constitutional legitimacy. Where is the left's remorse?
There is no good reason to reduce or remove carbs from your diet, Nichola Ludlam-Raine, a dietitian, told Insider.
- WSB Cox articles
Consumers who are tricked into paying these junk fees have had little legal recourse because they signed the paperwork.
New Docuseries Will Shed Light on Final Days of Trump Administration and Take Closer Look at Trump Family
The three-part docuseries Unprecedented will show how the Trump family handled the days and weeks leading up to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection
- The Daily Beast
YouTubeJoe Rogan claimed this week that Donald Trump has repeatedly asked to appear on his popular podcast—only for the controversial podcaster to shoot down the offers because he’s “not interested in helping” Trump.Just days after backing GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for president, the charter member of the so-called Intellectual Dark Web also pointed out that he is “not a Trump supporter in any way, shape, or form.”Talking to fellow podcast host Lex Fridman earlier this week, Rogan remarked t
- The Columbus Dispatch
After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, it's left some in Ohio to travel outside the state for an abortion. Among them is a 10-year-old girl.
- Business Insider
German chancellor says many thought the world moved past countries trying to conquer their neighbors but that 'agreement is now canceled by Putin'
Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Putin is like past imperialists who thought "if you are mighty enough, you can just take territory of your neighbors."
It's not at all clear what the former president was referring to in a furious series of Fourth of July messages.
Trump's influence over the Supreme Court is just beginning. Next the conservative majority could upend elections with an 'extraordinary power grab.'
North Carolina Republicans are asking the Supreme Court to embrace a legal theory next term that experts call "nutty," "dangerous," and "made up."